At 11 a.m. on February 5 Weir Farm National Historic Site releases a virtual video tour with Ranger Tom about Weir Farm’s iconic stone walls. Join Ranger Tom on a stroll through the fields of Weir Farm to examine the three different types of stone walls on the property and learn about their rich history. The stone walls not only provide an opportunity to explore New England’s geologic and cultural past, but they have also served as a source of inspiration to the artists that have lived at and visited Weir Farm for over 135 years.
This is perfect if you want to explore Weir Farm from the comfort of your home. You can start exploring now by virtually touring some of the main attractions at the park. To watch the video click here. Other videos include a walk to Weir Pond, a tour of Young Studio.
About Weir Farm National Historical Park
Visit the home and studio of America’s most beloved Impressionist, Julian Alden Weir, and walk in the footsteps of a world-class artist. Set against a rural Connecticut landscape that has been painted by thousands of artists from 1882 to the present, Weir Farm is a national legacy of American Impressionism, creativity, and historic preservation. Explore this National Park for Art and experience what Weir described as “The Great Good Place.” Learn more at www.nps.gov/wefa.
About the National Park Service
More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 423 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities.